A new performance of Antigone

By Sophocles
Translated by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Until 18th June at Southwark Playhouse, London

A gripping new production of Antigone brings this ancient classic bang up-to-date as a direct response to the ongoing Arab Spring. With leaders across the Middle East struggling to suppress rebellion, Sophocles’ drama has a startling relevance in today’s world.

Exclusive ticket offer – Book now and receive a FREE DRINK when you quote ‘DIONYSUS’ when booking online or on the phone.

Free pre-show talk – Dr Cynthia Lawford will give a 20-minute talk on how Athenian audiences experienced Antigone in the fifth century BCE including their understanding of the myths behind the play, the role of women and their duties to the gods in sacred burial rights. Monday 6th June at 7:15pm.

Box Office: 020 7407 0234
‘Airline style’ pricing – Book early for cheap tickets, starting from £10.”

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